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Gordie Howe Detroit Red Wings Northland Game Used Stick – Autographed
Lot #598

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Gordie Howe Detroit Red Wings Northland Game Used Stick – Autographed
Lot #598

This Northland Custom Pro hockey stick was game used by “Mr. Hockey” Gordie Howe while playing for the Detroit Red Wings. Howe began his NHL career in 1946 with the Detroit Red Wings, the franchise he would represent for the next 25 seasons. “Mr. Hockey” as he would become to be known, later went on to help save the struggling WHA, playing for the Houston Aeros and New England Whalers before returning to the NHL after the fledgling leagues collapse in 1979. Howe spent one final season with the Hartford Whalers in 1979-80, after they merged with the NHL. When discussing the greatest players in the history of the sport, Gordie is included at or near the top of every list. In fact, the two players who often give him a run for his money, Wayne Gretzky and Bobby Orr, each consider Howe as the greatest to ever play the game!

Howe’s incredible career statistics don’t even do him justice, as he played for decades at the highest level in a very low scoring environment. Gordie partook in 1767 NHL games and scored a remarkable 801 goals. He added another 1049 assists for 1850 points. Known as the all-time greatest “power forward” the game has ever known, Gordie put his razor sharp elbows and iron fists to work and accumulated 1685 PIMS in the process. Howe’s mantel was filled with hardware that included 6 Art Ross Trophies as the NHL’s leading scorer, 6 Hart Memorial Trophies as the NHL’s MVP and 4 Stanley Cups! Gordie was 21 times voted a 1st or 2nd team NHL All Star, wow! Lest we not forget that whilst in his 40’s, Gordie also dominated the WHA and captured a couple of 1st Team WHA All Star selections and a WHA MVP Award!

This Northland hockey stick has the player name "Howe" stamped on the side. The player number “9” in black marker below the butt tape. The “Larson Industries” stamp is on both sides under the taped while the “Olympic Sporting Goods” stamp is also on both sides. The stick is fully taped on the butt and blade. Gordie has autographed the side. The stick is uncracked and in beautiful condition.